Mr. Chud has decades of experience helping companies across a wide range of industries resolve their most important disputes. His current practice focuses heavily on insurance claims counseling and dispute resolution with particular emphasis on business-interruption insurance, bad faith insurance claims, and significant coverage disputes.
Mr. Chud has represented the following clients in litigation matters:
- A major cement manufacturer in litigation alleging that the company’s actions caused $100 billion in damage from flooding during Hurricane Katrina
- Multiple entities in connection with significant insurance-coverage disputes arising out of asbestos personal injury claims
- A product manufacturer in an international arbitration related to the sale of custom-designed technical products
- Multiple companies in investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and other federal agencies
- A national mortgage lender against claims concerning alleged failure to make proper disclosures in connection with residential loans
- A national religious organization in disputes concerning control of real property
- A real estate developer in litigation commenced by a municipal entity arising out of a significant proposed development project
- A hotel owner in connection with a dispute over the air-rights lease related to a major development project
Mr. Chud has litigated many significant cases on a pro bono basis, including two landmark cases that advanced the novel tort theories related to illegal incarceration and prisoner’s rights.